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Topics in CP: Religion and Global Change

This module studies the relationship between world religious traditions and economic and political change: how economic and political conditions have shaped religions and how religions have shaped economic and political conditions. For example, it considers how religious traditions have interacted with one another and the conditions under which these interactions have led to violence, peaceful competition, or cooperation. Other issues considered include the relationship between religions and political institutions, social movements, nationalism, and women’s roles in society.

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